Outcomes of identifying AOD use during pregnancy on women, their partners and their children

Investigators:

Associate Professor Stephanie Taplin, Dr Giovanna Richmond, Professor Morag McArthur

Funding Source:

Australian National Council on Drugs

Aim:

This report describes policies and practices across Australia, reviews the literature on the identification of maternal alcohol and other drug use, and identifies 'best practice' in the management of substance-using pregnant women. The outcomes of this project will provide valuable findings to inform policy and practice in relation to maternal alcohol and other drug use nationally.

For more information about this project, contact Associate Professor Stephanie Taplin.

Publications:

Taplin, S., Richmond, G., McArthur, M. (2015). Identifying alcohol and other drug use during pregnancy: Outcomes for women, their partners and their children (PDF, 645KB). Canberra: Australian National Council on Drugs.